Hand and Power Tool Safety training is required by the OHS Act Section 13 - Train all workers on tools used with special relevance to safety aspects. The unit standards covered in this learning programme are 12877 & 12878
This unit standard is useful to people who work in the civil construction industry.
People credited with this unit standard are able to Identify and select, utilize, and maintain hand tools on a construction site Previously disadvantaged persons who through recognition of prior learning will be able to be accessed against this standard and receive National recognition for their competence. This will enhance their employability and career advancement and contribute to the socio-economic transformation of the country.